Attention faculty, administration, staff, and
students from all disciplines interested in diversity
and inclusivity research and educational practices
involving diversity and inclusivity:
Learn, interact, network, and share ideas with
experienced and novice diversity and inclusivity
teachers and researchers.
Share with others how you have applied diversity
and inclusivity research.
Hear individuals from different disciplines talk
about diversity and inclusivity research and
educational practices.
You are invited to submit a proposal to present
your diversity – or inclusivity-related research or
educational practices via a 50–minute talk with
facilitated discussion, a 25–minute presentation,
or a visual display (poster) presentation.
Awards will be presented for the
following categories:
Outstanding Research Presentation
Outstanding Presentation for Integration
of Diversity in Education
Outstanding Visual Display
Poster) Presentation
Each category winner will receive a certificate
and a monetary award of $250.
The symposium proposal review committee will
determine the best proposals and visual display
presentation. Visual display presentations may
take the form of computer-generated imagery or
a poster; if you select the visual display option
you must provide your own technology. To be
eligible for an award, you must present your
work at the symposium. Award winners will be
announced at the symposium.
Submit your proposals by July 1, 2013.
and complete
the application form. You will need to include
the title of your presentation, author name(s) and
status (e.g. faculty, staff, community member,
graduate student, or undergraduate student),
your institutional or organizational affiliation, and
You will also need to indicate the category
research, education, or visual display), type of
presentation (50–minute facilitated discussion,
minute presentation, or visual display
presentation), a summary of no more than 500
words, and a two sentence summary which would
appear in the symposium program.
The 2013 Diversity and Inclusivity Teaching and
Research Symposium will focus on topics which
involve identities such as age, race, geographical
location, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities,
socioeconomic class, gender, religion, sexual
orientation, nationality, language, military service,
and their intersections in any discipline.
Direct questions to symposium co-directors:
Diane Reid:
or (812) 941-2304
Michael Abernethy:
(812) 941-2096
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